Books with blatant boy appeal which offer first steps on the path to reading confidence.
From football to go karting, and real heroes and aliens, Books for Boys are packed with high action, adventure and humour, ideal for turning reluctant boy readers into lifelong bookworms.
What's out there? First David finds the mysterious CD-rom in the school playground. Next, there's a spaceship in his garden, and his dog, Hairy Spice, disappears. Who else have the aliens kidnapped? Why have they chosen David to help them? And will he be able to save the world?
This book provides the ideal first step into longer fiction for fans of Ian Whybrow's HARRY AND THE DINOSAURS stories.
These funny, inventive, high quality stories touch on subjects dear to boys' hearts....Wonderful stuff, with plenty to please both sexes. - TES Primary, Dec 00
Full of adventure and humour, these are not just for boys, but for all young readers who love aliens, heroes, football and go-karting. - The London Parents Guide, Dec 2000
Wacky and inventive, this is a real boys' page turner. - Belfast Telegraph
Ian Whybrow (Author)
Ian Whybrow has lived in Kent, various places in London and as far afield as Hong Kong and New York. The most important thing to him in his writing is that it reads aloud brilliantly and that there is something in it for everyone.
Tony Ross (Illustrator)
Tony Ross was born in London and studied at the Liverpool School of Art and Design. He has worked as a cartoonist, a graphic designer, as the Art Director of an advertising agency, and as Senior Lecturer in Art at Manchester Polytechnic.
Tony is one of the most popular and successful children's illustrators of all time, best known for illustrating Horrid Henry and the works of David Walliams. Tony's books have been translated into 40 languages in over 100 countries. He lives in Macclesfield.